Dr. Ning Liu is currently Research Assistant Professor of Neurosurgery and Neurology, Clinical Neuroscience Research Center, Tulane University School of Medicine. Dr. Liu obtained his Ph.D. in Biochemistry and Molecular Biology from the Hunan Normal University in China. Before joining Tulane University in August 2019, he had worked as a Postdoctoral Research Fellow and Instructor in the Neuroprotection Research Laboratory of Massachusetts General Hospital/Harvard Medical School for five years. Dr. Liu’s research interest focuses on the investigation of molecular pathological mechanism and therapeutic strategy development of the acute brain injuries such as cerebral ischemia and traumatic brain injury. Dr. Liu is highly productive and has expertise in molecular neuroscience, mitochondrial metabolic mechanisms, in vivo brain injury animal models and outcome assessments.